Local History

11 January 2017

Find out how you can sign up to take part in our first ever #TranscriptionTuesday event on 17 January 2017

10 January 2017

For our first-ever Transcription Tuesday event, Sarah Orme will be indexing the Cornwall Parish Registers on FamilySearch. Here, she explains why you should join her

10 January 2017

Sarah Williams, editor of WDYTYA? Magazine, explains why she has chosen to help the GB1900.org project for our first-ever Transcription Tuesday event

10 January 2017

WDYYTYA? Magazine art editor Robbie Bennie has chosen to work on the AnnoTate project for our very first Transcription Tuesday event. Here, he explains why you should join him...

10 January 2017

Claire Vaughan explains why you should join her as she takes part in the Waterloo Lives: In Their Own Words project for Transcription Tuesday 2017

10 January 2017

Andy Williams, sales executive on WDYTYA? Magazine, explains why he has chosen to support a project run by the National Library of Wales for Transcription Tuesday 

10 January 2017

For WDYTYA? Magazine’s first-ever Transcription Tuesday event on 17 January, staff writer Jon Bauckham will be volunteering for Operation War Diary. In this blog post, he explains why you should join him…

09 January 2017

In Week 8 of our Family History Challenge, Laura Berry offers her top tips for exploring historic newspapers

02 January 2017

Laura Berry reveals how you can piece together the careers of your military ancestors using records online and in the archives

24 December 2016

Laura Berry offers her tips for keeping your records and documents in good order so you can keep track of your searches

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